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Regional Director

Welcome to Region 31 of the National Labor Relations Board. We conduct elections, investigate charges of unfair labor practices, and protect the rights of workers to act together, serving parts of California from our office in west Los Angeles. If you have questions or wish to file a charge or petition for election, please visit our office or call and ask for the Information Officer on duty. We can arrange to have someone speak with you in the language of your choice. We are also happy to provide speakers and materials to promote a greater understanding of the National Labor Relations Act.

News From the Region

National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced their selection of Mori Pam Rubin to serve as Regional Director of the Agency’s Region 31 office in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Rubin will be responsible for enforcement of the nation’s primary labor law covering private sector employees inthe jurisdiction of Region 31, which servesportions of Los Angeles and six other counties in Southern California. She will replace Regional Director James McDermott, who retired in December 2011.

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Jason Lopez’s Planet Earth, a landscaping company based in Nipomo, California, to offer interim reinstatement to two employees who were laid-off after seeking to organize a union, filing complaints, and offering testimony to the National Labor Relations Board.

On November 14, 2011, United District Court Judge R. Gary Klausner issued an order granting a temporary injunction in McDermott v. Jason Lopez's Planet Earth, Civil case No.

The National Labor Relations Board has unanimously found that the publisher of the Santa Barbara News-Press committed multiple unfair labor practices during a union organizing campaign by newsroom employees, and ordered Ampersand Publishing LLC to offer reinstatement to eight fired journalists, among other remedies.


Regional Case Developments

Case Name Case Number Case Activity Issuance Datesort ascending
American Medical Response West 31-RC-161496 Board Decision 05/04/2016
Bloomingdales, Inc. 31-CA-071281 Board Decision 04/29/2016
Building Trades Council, Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties (Golden Queen Mining Co., Inc.) 31-CE-129697 Board Decision 04/27/2016
Sand and Sea Inc. d/b/a Shore Hotel 31-CA-162437 Board Decision 04/21/2016
Inter-Coast International Training, Inc.(doing business as "Intercoast Colleges") 31-CA-131805 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/07/2016
Kellogg Brown & Root, LLC 31-CA-140948 Administrative Law Judges Decision 04/04/2016
Kenai Drilling Limited 31-CA-128266 Board Decision 03/31/2016
KB In & Out, Inc. dba Century Car Wash 31-CA-076280 Board Decision 03/30/2016
United States Postal Service 31-CA-161200 Board Decision 03/24/2016
DMS Facility Services 31-CA-151920 Administrative Law Judges Decision 03/18/2016


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